Total Video Games' Scores

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For 1,397 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 45% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 51% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 75
Highest review score: 100 SSX
Lowest review score: 10 LOL
Score distribution:
1,397 game reviews
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Last year's foibles have been successfully plastered over with a quite brilliant Career mode and improvements on the defensive side of the ball are nothing short of revolutionary.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's not that great to look at, but you will be gripped for a long time, this has to be the best platformer on the PlayStation to date.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The controls in this game are nothing for you to write home about, although they get the job done. The graphics in Syphon Filter are a mixed bag.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    "Marvel vs. Capcom 2" has rekindled my excitement for Capcom's 2D fighting games, and will be causing my left thumb much more trauma in the coming months.
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is DLC for the initiated. There's plenty of content here to keep even the most skilled GTA gamer happy for a good number of hours.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Last year's foibles have been successfully plastered over with a quite brilliant Career mode and improvements on the defensive side of the ball are nothing short of revolutionary.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    If you’d like to keep your friends and job stay clear away from this game, if however you want to get sucked into a game that rarely let’s you leave, then you need to get this game, simple.
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    May not have changed a lot since last year, however the small changes to a more predominant focus on combat results in an immediately enjoyable title that’s hard to resist.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Overall FIFA 10 plays a much more varied, fluid, and believable game of football, which easily sets a new standard in the genre. We spent a fair amount of time between matches wondering what it takes for a football game to get a 10 and we're inclined to believe Rutter and his team have actually achieved it this year. It's a marked improvement over last year's 9 rating and undoubtedly provides the finest videogame take on football so far.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Brilliant. Fans of the original have to buy this as it’s taken the winning formula and improved it in ever way conceivable.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There's no denying Fallout 3 is little more than Oblivion in a post-apocalyptic setting. However that's more a compliment than complaint.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Bringing the classic Zelda experience to the DS with a range of creative touches, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass is an overwhelming success for the format. It may not have the sheer weight of the likes of Ocarina of Time or Twilight Princess, but it is nonetheless geared suitably for a stylish and entertaining handheld experience.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's games like this that make the industry.
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Balanced and refined with plenty of time having been devoted to the game mechanics and design everything is just immensely enjoyable.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's still an arcade shooter that lacks the depth of the X-Wing/TIE Fighter series. However it's the rare case when the slick presentation just improves everything beyond belief.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A good game, but better on the consoles.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fantastic presentation, highly addictive intense gameplay and plenty to play – racing games just don’t get any better then this, make sure to check it out immediately.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The commentary in this game is wonderful, the best in any sports game to put it simply. Relevant, amusing and just very slick it really adds to the atmosphere.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Whether you want to play online against 7 others, split screen with three friends, or alone against multiple bots, UT will not disappoint.
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A welcome addition to the Panzer Dragoon series, and can rightly hold its head high as one of the finest shooters ever created.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The orginality is definitely here, and the fun and excitement is also packed into this game.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    So the game is mainly a case of refinement to the point of perfection, but the problem is that if you’ve already got Tony Hawk 3 there’s very little reason to pick this game up.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Truly one of the XBLA must-haves, Limbo sets its tent up alongside Braid but, at the same time, is more than original enough a proposition to stand entirely by itself. From the artistry of the setting to the pace and fiendishness of its puzzles, Limbo is a perfect example of what can be achieved when inspiration rather than monetisation is the prime motivator.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While the core mechanics of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood are largely familiar, the game still brings fresh ideas to the table with some inspired secondary missions and meta-games. It's in the multiplayer that Brotherhood really beats its wings though, presenting what's arguably the best competitive stealth experience anywhere in gaming.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Although the PSP port suffers from the fact that Chinatown Wars was undoubtedly designed around the DS, the major qualities still remain and make for a GTA that is considerably different but nonetheless entertaining.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If Dead Space 2 were a sci-fi character, it would be the cigarette smoking man from The X-Files: dark, mysterious, sinister, and intense. If you're a survival horror fan then look no further - Dead Space 2 provides the genre master-class on current-gen systems. The one major detraction is a disappointingly shallow multiplayer experience.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pikmin 2 not only improves upon the foundation laid by its predecessor, but wraps strategy, action and puzzle elements into one highly addictive and enjoyable experience that it seems only Nintendo are capable of.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Unlike another FPS franchise that has recently finished, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption is a flagship title not only for its recipient platform, but for the genre at large. Taking the formula that cemented the Prime series as one of the best on GameCube, Retro has managed to integrate a motion control system that befits Wii - a shining beacon for others to follow.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A true gamers game, there’s no storyline to worry about, no complex gameplay mechanics, just simple pure and unadulterated fun.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    I find myself spending the same amount of time in the paint shop as I do on the track. With the option to spend hours designing cars and selling them in the Auction House, Forza 2 provides a welcome break from the racing action with something that provides plenty of rewards and satisfaction.